Concordia University

Montreal Institute for Genocide and
Human Rights Studies

Training & conferences

MIGS hosts several conferences and workshops throughout the year. Geared to mid- to senior-level professionals, practitioners, soldiers and diplomats, the sessions feature internationally-recognized experts in the field of human rights and international affairs.

Events cover such topics as: 

  • International Law and the Genocide Convention
  • The Responsibility to Protect
  • The Role of National Governments and Parliamentarians
  • The Role of Media in Genocide Prevention
  • The Role of the UN and Regional Organizations in Preventing Mass Atrocities
  • Mobilizing Technology for Prevention
  • Civil society and Mass Atrocity Prevention
  • Child Soldiers 

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